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the newspaper la monde reported that the nsa had monitored communications there. john kerry was on tour to discuss the syrian crisis when he was summoned to answer some questions. >> these kinds of practices between partners that violate privacy are totally unacceptable. we must quickly assure that these practices aren't repeated. >> reporter: united in anger last week 28 heads of the european union countries gathered for what was supposed to be a discussion about the growing syrian refugee crisis. france and germany announced bilateral talks with the u.s. over the goal of dispute of electronic surveillance at the end of the year. once again at the center of a wiretapping supervisor is former nsa contractor edward snowdon. but this is not the first time that snowdon has leaked classified information about tapping ally communications. just la month brazil's president postponed a state visit to the u.s. over revelations that the nsa has spied on her. but house committee chairman mike rogers said our european allies should be thankful for keeping them secure from outside threats. >> if th
. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in europe to talk about mideast peace. but he finds himself having to keep peace with our allies. it is the latest backlash from revelations of u.s. surveillance programs by the national security agency. here is abc news reporter chuck sievertson. >> a german newspaper said president obama learned in 2010 that the national security agency was eavesdropping on the cell phone of the german chancellor and the paper says mr. obama ordered the program be escalated. in a written statement on sunday the nsa denied president obama had such knowledge. it is the latest bomb shell allegation in the document dump from edward snowden. there were reports that the u.s. was tapping merkel's phone and she called talking about a grave breech of trust. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> still, the white house did not deny previous spying. another german publication is reporting that the u.s. embassy in berlin houses a secret listening post spying on german officials it b
drugs in addition to being drunk. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in europe to talk about mideast peace. but he finds himself having to keep peace with our allies. it is the latest backlash from revelations of u.s. surveillance programs by the national security agency. here is abc news reporter chuck sievertson. >> a german newspaper said president obama learned in 2010 that the national security agency was eavesdropping on the cell phone of the german chancellor and the paper says mr. obama ordered the program be escalated. in a written statement on sunday the nsa denied president obama had such knowledge. it is the latest bomb shell allegation in the document dump from edward snowden. there were reports that the u.s. was tapping merkel's phone and she called talking about a grave breech of trust. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> still, the white house did not deny previous spying. another german publication is reporting that the u.s. embassy in berlin houses secret lis s
snowdon. yes, it is a damage and it's inflicting our ability to get other things done. john kerry wants to go to a meeting with a foreign minister and he wants to work on syria or the israeli-palestinian conflict, and he wants to move some other issue forward, and this will be a distraction, and people will be in a ma bad mood about it. >> if you remember part of a damage control team, i don't know what you would name t but if you were part of a team, how would you approach it? >> first off, be honest about what we've done in priority. secondly, set rules that we're prepared to live with that will satisfy our allies going forward. and then thirdly, make the point in public that this is who we are as countries. we are on the same team. the u.s. germany, france, u.k. share the same values, same interests in the world. let's not get distract and focused on each other when the real problems in the world are syria killing it's own people or iran building a bomb. >> thank you, former ambassador to n.a.t.o. great to talk to you. thank you for your time. >> appreciate it, thank you. >> in damas
with secretary of state john kerry in the oval office. a delegation of european participate parliament officials met with mike rogers to discuss reports that the u.s. is collecting data from their citizens and spied on world leaders from 35 different countries, including the personal cell phone the german angela merkel for more than a decade. the nsa went on record to say that the president did not know about it. it makes me feel worse actually. the president has been forced to apologize not only to merkel but france's president and brazil's president. the eu is threatening to cancel pending trade talks. thanks, edward snowden, we appreciate it. let's spin. there's a lot of directions to go. one of the dynamic that's really interesting, to consider president obama's position here, i think we've all been trying to figure out where exactly he stands. he's been hawkish in some ways and continued a lot of these programs but he also seems sort of ret sent, saying they suspended the spying operations, they didn't know about it. peter king said something interesting over the weekend that sort of speaks
, remarks from secretary of state john kerry from last week. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the center for american progress' president, neera tanden. >> thank you. thank you very much. [applause] we've had a great afternoon. it is my great, great honor to introduce secretary kerry, who i have to say just came from the plane, literally just drove over from the plane because he's been in europe. obviously, handling the country's greatest national security challenges. and he has done an amazing job in the nine months he's been in office. so we are thrilled to have him. he has to -- he's rushing off after here to go to a meeting at the white house, so we are really thrilled that he was able to be here with us. he has been working with the center for american progress on a whole host of issues from our founding from china, don't ask don't tell, climate and energy, so we're thrilled to have him, and it's my great honor to introduce secretary kerry. [applause] >> neera, thank you very, very much. thank you all. it's wonderful for me to be here. neera and i come from the same part
agreement between israelis and palestinians would be significant but it's not clear to me that absent john kerry that would have been in that top tier of priorities. i think that was interesting. you raise another good point, just quickly, which is this idea it was, in fact, a group of six or seven people inside the west wing of the white house. although secretary kerry and secretary chuck hagel were briefed on a weekly basis by the national security adviser, it was what has become sort of a typical pattern of a very close hold foreign policy made out at this white house. >> this is not interagency. this is not the national security council. this is white house. >> it is. every administration seems to do more and more as sort of the guiding force here. this goes to the president is very much now in uber practicalism mode. he's not reaching. sometimes a second term you want to reach for unreachable, make the large effort. there has been, i've noticed this, this is about pragmatism. this isn't about legacy building. mark's story gets to they realized what they have to deal with. everything i
. or not all hunters. he's doing the kind of thing john kerry did, the kind of thing mitt romney did. when you start seeing hunting season, you're looking at a guy running for president. i know it sounds wacko, but only in this country would the wacko birds make their bones by being seen with rifle and cam mow or whatever this guy's wearing. >> you know, we've been talking for weeks about the ongoing civil war in the republican party. and a lot of viewers out there might believe it's too early to start discussing 2016. >> i do too. until now. >> but, indeed, all this tension within the republican party is being played out within the early 2016 contest. context. and what you have here is really a fight -- sort of two fights here. one is a fight for who can be the wackiest of the wacko birds and get that wing of the party. the wacko wing of the party seems to be the strongest now. and the other question is is there anybody on the right, you know, the sane, pro-business, whatever republicans who can put that to rest. whether it's chris christie or someone else. just the other day you saw rick san
attends a new ceremony for james comey and later meets with john kerry at the white house. the house meets at noon for morning our, 2:00 for legislative business. the senate comes in at 2:00 p.m. eastern. live coverage on c-span2. a u.s. citizen kidnapped months ago in columbia. the rebels have turned over the 26-year-old to u.s. government representatives at the airport. he had been in the country as a tourist when he was taken hostage on june 20 by the revolutionary armed forces of colombia. israeli aircraft bombed two rn gaza in the northe strip today. say aty officials training ground of the armed wing was struck north of gaza city. the palestinians say is the first is really airstrike in about a year. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. over 100 wireless carriers in the u.s. year normalbe household names but in the area they serve, they are important. they are community-based. we have 100 carriers and some outside the united states. we service almost 200 associate members. they make up the ecosystem that supports wireless carriers. >> the future of small wireless c
, john kerry, demanding answers. not only does he want to know why those warnings were ignored, the other is why are the suspect s not out with -- >> what did you get out of the 60 minutes feature last night? >> the fact that the people on the ground for the first time have come forward to tell their story about what happened and what they saw when they got to benghazi before 9-11 were the black flags of al-qaeda flying. they saw the red cross embassy attacked, the british ambassador, assassination attempt on him, and then the third thing that they put this on the internet was to take out our consulate in benghazi. this was all foreseeable and warnings were made to state department in washington and a cry for help was made by the ambassador, those cries for help were not responded to. >> the crazy thing as you pointed out, and you pointed it out in your letter, if you really want to get the guys that killed our guys, we know they're al-qaeda. that's our chief enemy out of all the islamic extremists, they did it. you say there is no reward next to their name and not on the most wanted list
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